Pat Martino meets James Carter (2013)

October 11, 2013 - guitarist Pat Martino and saxophonist James Carter with organist Pat Bianchi and drummer Carmen Intorre are at the KPLU studio in Seattle

James Carter plays at Newport Jazz (1996)

August 16, 1996 - James Carter (as, ts, clarinet), Craig Taborn (p), Jaribu Shahid (b), Tani Tabbal (d) and Javan Jackson (ts) are gathered at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI

Happy Birthday James Carter. ‘Future Tense’

This day (January 3, 1969), in  Detroit, Michigan , is born James Carter, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : Trading blues solos (2020) . w/ D.D. Jackson, Darius Jones, William Parker, Ronnie Burrage & Juma Sultan – @ Vision 24 (2019) . Soul Street (2018) . I can’t give you anything but love (2015) . Giant Steps (2014) . w/ Organ Trio – Low Flame (2012) . Saxophone Summit (2008) . w/…

Wayne Shorter records ‘The Soothsayer’ with Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Mccoy Tyner, Ron Carter & Tony Williams (1965)

Wayne Shorter's 'The Soothsayer' is his seventh album recorded on March 4, 1965 and released in 1979 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Lost (Wayne Shorter) - 07:20 . 2.Angola (Wayne Shorter) - 04:56 . 3.The Big Push (Wayne Shorter) - 08:23 . 4.The Soothsayer (Wayne Shorter) - 09:40 . 5.Lady Day (Wayne Shorter) - 05:36 . 6.Valse Triste (Jean Sibelius) - 07:45 Musicians : Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet .…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette et al (1970)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Straight Life' is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti.1 . Straight Life Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) - 13:37 . 3.Here'S That Rainy Day (James Van Heusen , Johnny Burke) -…

Miles Davis records ‘In Europe’ with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams at Festival du Jazz in Antibes (1963)

Miles Davis' 'In Europe' is an album with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams, recorded on July 27, 1963 at Festival Mondial du Jazz in Antibes and released in 1964 by Columbia.1 . Joshua( 1964) 2 . All Of You( 1964) 3 . Live '64 (w/ Wayne Shorter) Track listing : . 1.Autumn Leaves (Johnny Mercer / Jacques Prévert) - 13:52 . 2.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 09:16 . 3.I…

Lil Wayne releases ‘Tha Carter III,’ his sixth album featuring ‘Lollipop’ (2008)

Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' feat. 'Lollipop' is his sixth studio album released on June 10, 2008 by Cash Money / Universal Motown.1 . Mr Carter (w/ Jay-Z, Live 06/2013) 2 . A Milli (MTV) 3 . Got Money (w/ T-Pain, Official Music Video) 4 . Got Money (w/ T-Pain, Live 2010) 5 . Let the beat build (MTV 2011) 6 . Shoot me Down 7 . Shoot me Down (unplugged) 8 . Lollipop (w/ Static, Official Music…

Grover Washington Jr. records ‘Soul Box’ arranged by Bob James (1973)

Grover Washington, Jr.'s 'Soul Box' is his third album arranged by Bob James, recorded in March 1973 and released the same year by Kudu Records.Track Listing : 1.Aubrey (David Gates) - 03:44 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) - 013:20 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 015:56 . 4.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) - 06:03 . 5.Don'T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 011:11 .…

Wayne Shorter records ‘Schizophrenia’ with Herbie Hancock & Ron Carter (1967)

Wayne Shorter's 'Schizophrenia' is his eleventh album recorded on March 10, 1967 with Herbie Hancock and Ron Carter and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Tom Thumb (Wayne Shorter) - 06:16 . 2.Go (Wayne Shorter) - 05:42 . 3.Schizophrenia (Wayne Shorter) - 06:50 . 4.Kryptonite (James Spaulding) - 06:29 . 5.Miyako (Wayne Shorter) - 05:00 . 6.Playground (Wayne Shorter) - 06:20…

As we wish, today, James Dean Bradfield a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Manic Street Preachers

As we wish, today, James Dean Bradfield a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Manic Street Preachers CREDITSPhoto : cliqmo_Audio : If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next . Motorcycle Emptiness . A Design for Life . Your Love Alone Is Not Enough (w/ Nina Persson) . You Stole the Sun From My Heart . Autumnsong . Yes . Ocean Spray . The Everlasting .…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 27/52

Lauryn Hill & The Roots, Judy Garland & Count Basie, Macy Gray & David Murray, Gregory Porter & James Carter, Sam Moore & The Blues Brothers, Cyndi Lauper & Rod Stewart, Gweneth Paltrow & Huey Lewis, Richard Ashcroft & Coldplay, Tom Petty & Eddie Vedder, Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead, John Mayall & Gary Moore, Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr

It’s ‘Tenor Madness’ Night at The Apollo (2015)

October 22, 2015 - Ravi Coltrane, James Carter, Billy Harper, George Cables, Buster Williams and Jack DeJohnette and many more, they all play at "Jazz Federation of America's lifetime achievement award in honor of Sonny Rollins" held at The Apollo Theater,in New-York City

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Gershwin’s World’ his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder and Wayne Shorter (1998)

Herbie Hancock's 'Gershwin's World' is his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, etc and released on October 20, 1998 by Verve.1 . Fascinating Rhythm (w/ Cyro, BET Jazz) 2 . The Man I Love (w/ Trijntje Oosterhuis) 3 . St. Louis Blues (w/ Terri Lyne Carrington, Live) 4 . St. Louis Blues (w/ Jools Holland) 5 . Hana (w/ Joni Mitchell) 6 .…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 41/52

Joe Satriani, Steve Morse, Frank Zappa, Jan Akkerman, Vlatko Stefanovski, Ritchie Blackmore, Steve Hackett, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Peter Frampton, Robben Ford, Pat Martino

This week In Soul Artists 27/52

Maxwell, Marvin Gaye, Aaron Neville, D'Angelo, Barry White, Eric B. & Rakim, Bill Withers, Jimmy Cliff, Muddy Waters, Gregory Porter, Taj Mahal, Michael Jackson

Lincoln Center premieres Wynton Marsalis’ oratorio ‘Blood on the Fields’ (1994)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Blood on the Fields' is a three-and-a-half-hour jazz oratorio composed by Marsalis, premiered on April 1, 1994 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hal and released in 1995 by ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Calling The Indians Out (Wynton Marsalis) - 05:27 . 2.Move Over (Wynton Marsalis) - 10:04 . 3.You Don'T Hear No Drums (Wynton Marsalis) - 11:52 . 4.The Market Place (Wynton Marsalis)…

This week In Jazz Legends (special sax & trumpet) 09/52

Dizzy Gillespie, Sam Rivers, Chris Potter, Woody Shaw, Paul Desmond, Wynton Marsalis, Ernie Watts, Wayne Shorter, Arturo Sandoval, Benny Golson, Jan Garbarek, James Carter, Roy Hargrove, Dave KozThey are the "Jazz Legends (special sax . trumpet)" performers selected among the 354 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Dizzy Gillespie .…

This week In Jazz Legends 01/52

Dr. Lonnie Smith, James Carter Organ Trio, Chris Potter, Michel Petrucciani, David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Art Blakey . The Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Mccoy Tyner, Erroll Garner, The Timex All StarThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 185 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1…

Happy Birthday Jay Z

December 4, 1969 - Shawn Corey Carter better known as Jay-Z, American rapper is 53. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Ni**As In Paris (w/ Kanye West) 2 . Otis (w/ Kanye West, Otis Redding) 3 . Apes**T (w/ The Carters) 4 . The Story Of O.J. 5 . Song Cry 6 . Numb/Encore (w/ Linkin Park) 7 . Excuse Me Miss (w/ Pharrell) 8 . Dirt Off Your Shoulder 9 . Big Pimpin' (w/ Ugk) 10 . I Just Wanna Love U…

Mariah Carey releases her ninth album : ‘Charmbracelet’ (2002)

Mariah Carey's 'Charmbracelet' is her ninth studio album released on December 3, 2002 by Island Records.1 . Through The Rain ("MTV Presents") 2 . Boy I Need You ("Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway") 3 . Oh Boy (2003, Dinesh Kuchhadia) 4 . Yours ("Today Show," 03) 5 . You Got Me (Seoul, Korea) 6 . I Only Wanted In The View ( 2002, Live) 7 . Clown (Charmbracelet Tour, 2003) 8 . Clown…

This month In Blues Legends 11/12

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Bobby McFerrin, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson

Mary J. Blige releases her second album : ‘My Life’ featuring ‘Be Happy’ and ‘I’m Goin’ Down’ (1994)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life' is her second studio album produced by Puff Daddy and released on November 29, 1994 by Uptown Records.1 . All Night Long (On "Letterman") 2 . I'm The Only Woman (On "Letterman") 3 . I'm The Only Woman ("Live From The House Of Blues") 4 . Be Without You (Official Video) 5 . Don't Go (Atlantic City ) Track Listing : 1.Intro (Mary J. Blige, Sean Puffy Combs, Chucky…

Carmen McRae records ‘Portrait of Carmen,’ an album for Atlantic (1967)

Carmen McRae's 'Portrait of Carmen' is a studio album recorded on November 27-29, 1967 with Shorty Rogers, Benny Carter and Gene Di Novi and featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson and released in 1968 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I'M Always Drunk In San Francisco (Tommy Wolf) - 03:04 . 2.Elusive Butterfly (Bob Lind) - 03:03 . 3.Day By Day (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 02:28 .…

Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella publish Kanye West’s fourth album : ‘808s and Heartbreak’ (2008)

Kanye West's '808s & Heartbreak' is his fourth studio album featuring Kid Cudi and Lil Wayne among other guests and released on November 24, 2008 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella1 . Say You Will (Sunday Service) 2 . Say You Will (Coachella, 2011) 3 . Welcome To Heartbreak (w/ Kid Cudi) 4 . Heartless ("VH1 Storytellers") 5 . Amazing (w/ Young Jeezy) 6 . Love Lockdown 7 . Love Lockdown 8 . Paranoid…

Kanye West releases ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Power’ (2010)

Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Power' and released on November 22, 2010 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella1 . Dark Fantasy (w/ Teyana Taylor) 2 . Power 3 . All Of The Lights (w/ Rihanna, Kid Cudi) 4 . Runaway (w/ Pusha T) 5 . Blame Game (w/ John Legend) 6 . Lost In The World (w/ Bon Iver) 7 . Gorgeous (Freestyle 2012) 8 . Power (Coachella 1080 )…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album (1982)

'Chaka Khan' is her eponymous fourth solo album released on November 17, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Slow Dancing (w/ Toad The Wet Sprocket) Track Listing : 1.Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler, Jane Lumibao) - 06:39 . 2.Slow Dancin' (Featuring Rick James) (Loz Netto) - 05:22 . 3.Best In The West (Dominick Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 04:00 . 4.Got To Be There (Elliot Willenski) - 04:00 . 5.Be Bop…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

Mariah Carey releases her seventh album : ‘Rainbow’ featuring ‘Heartbreaker’ and ‘Thank God I Found You’ (1999)

Mariah Carey's 'Rainbow' is her seventh studio album featuring among others Jay-Z, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott as guests and released on November 2, 1999 by Columbia Records. 1 . Heartbreaker (w/ Jay-Z, Official Video) 2 . Can't Take That Away / Mariah's Theme (Official Video) 3 . Can't Take That Away ("Billboard Music Awards," 1999) 4 . Against All Odds / Take A Look At Me Now…

The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding's '12 Little Spells' is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album. (Source Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells | Official Site)Rolling Stone ...that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus WBGO ..a word that…

Joss Stone releases her fourth album : ‘Colour Me Free!’ featuring ‘Free Me’ (2009)

Joss Stone's 'Colour Me Free!' is her fourth studio album released on October 20, 2009 by Virgin.1 . Free Me ("Jimmy Kimmel" ) 2 . Free Me (Festival SWU) 3 . Could Have Been You (Olympia Paris) 4 . Could Have Been You (Paradiso, Amsterdam, 01-02-10) 5 . Lady 6 . 4 And 20 (Live) 7 . Big Ol' Game (São Paulo, 2012 ) 8 . Big Ol' Game (Java Jazz Festival, 01-03-2013) 9 . Govermentalist (w/…

Wayne Shorter records his ninth album : ‘The All Seeing Eye’ with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock et al (1965)

Wayne Shorter's 'The All Seeing Eye' is his ninth album recorded on October 15, 1965 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.The All Seeing Eye (Wayne Shorter) - 10:32 . 2.Genesis (Wayne Shorter) - 11:44 . 3.Chaos (Wayne Shorter) - 06:56 . 4.Face Of The Deep (Wayne Shorter) - 05:29 . 5.Mephistopheles (Alan Shorter) - 09:40 Musicians : Wayne Shorter - Tenor Saxophone .…